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This venue was created to help those members and others in the disabilities field who are seeking candidates for their specific management career opportunities.

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Post date: March 30, 2018
Regional Director - Greater Phoenix Area, Arizona

Well-established Arizona based provider of support services to persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities in residential, day program and employment settings seeks a qualified, experienced Director for the Greater Phoenix area. The Director ensures quality of services and compliance with State and Federal regulations and contractual terms. Major duties and functions include:

  • Overseeing admission, progress and discharge of participants;
  • Negotiating contracts, preparing and submitting RFP’s to obtain funding and expand current programs;
  • Serving as a resource for staff on behavioral treatment plans, preparation for licensing visits and monitoring, etc.
  • Supervising a team of managers who are responsible for day-to-day service delivery at sites;
  • Maintaining a cooperative working relationship with State agencies;
  • Actively pursuing opportunities for business development in assigned area;
  • Preparing and managing a budget within assigned parameters;
  • Developing professional growth of managers, coaching them for success;
  • Identifying deficiencies in systems and procedures and recommending appropriate corrective action.
  • Assisting with legislative advocacy.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate commitment to excellence in supporting people with developmental disabilities as well as possession of outstanding interpersonal skills.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Business or Healthcare Administration, or a related field plus four years of progressively responsible experience in residential and/or community programs for individuals with I/DD, of which two years must have been in a supervisory or management role. An equivalent combination of directly related education and experience may be an acceptable substitute.
  • Knowledge of rules and regulations of applicable funding sources.
  • Knowledge of budgeting processes and ability to read and interpret financial reports to determine if revenue and expenditures are meeting targets.
  • Skill in identifying opportunities for business development in alignment with the company’s vision and strategic plan.
  • Solid understanding of effective principles and practices of supervising employees and the ability to effectively apply these principles to direct reports in support of a collegial, customer-focused and competent work unit.
  • Ability to form and maintain effective professional relationships with State and Federal agencies and funding sources.
  • Ability to successfully clear all required background checks.

Submit a current resume, cover letter and contact information to Resumes will be accepted until position is filled. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post date: March 23, 2018
Chief Clinical Officer - Decatur, Illinois

Macon Resources, Inc.
Decatur, IL

Full Time (Exempt)

MRI (Macon Resources, Inc.), a non-profit organization in Decatur, Illinois, provides services to promote the growth, independence, and self-worth of children and adults with disabilities. We achieve our mission by offering programming which includes case management, residential services, life skills training, vocational training, job placement, children’s prevention and home visiting, day care, and after-school care and summer camps.

The Chief Clinical Officer (CCO) will be integral member of the Administrative team and oversee the agency’s adult clinical services. This will be achieved by providing direct supervision, input and technical assistance to designated clinical directors along with developing a vision and strategic plan for these services while operating within the agencies budget. The Chief Clinical Officer will report directly to the President and CEO.

The position requires a Master’s Degree, preferably in Psychology, Social Work, Special Education, Vocational Rehabilitation or other social/behavioral sciences. Five years of progressive administrative experience in a related field preferred. Three years of progressive experience in the areas of planning, budgeting, staff development, supervision, and day-today operations of clinical services required. Must be able to maintain payroll, financial, personnel, and information related to persons served as confidential and in accordance with the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Confidentiality Act and the Policies and Procedures on Macon Resources, Inc.

Please send a resume and cover letter detailing experience and salary requirements to:

Jacob Roddis
Chief Operating Officer
(217) 875-8803

Post date: March 13, 2018
Director, UI Reach Program - Iowa City, Iowa

University of Iowa College of Education
​Iowa City, IA


Director, UI Reach Program


University of Iowa


Iowa City, Iowa, 52242

The University of Iowa College of Education seeks a dynamic and entrepreneurial leader to serve as the next Director of its UI REACH program. This position provides the opportunity to build upon a bold vision to empower young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to become independent, self-determined individuals and live rewarding and impactful lives.

Founded in 2007, UI REACH (Realizing Educational and Career Hopes) is a nationally renowned two-year certificate program for 18-25 year olds with intellectual and developmental disabilities. For its 50 students, who are enrolled in classes Monday through Friday, the program offers an immersive college experience on the campus of the University of Iowa, which is designed to both empower and prepare them for independent living. Program participants live in a university residence hall and have full access to the resources that the University of Iowa offers. When outside of the classroom, the students are encouraged to engage with student organizations, participate in a number of weekly activities and outings ranging from trips to downtown Iowa City to Hawkeye football games, and intern with local organizations. A hallmark of the program is its committed, passionate staff that works tirelessly to meet the personal and professional needs of its students.

Reporting to the Dean of the College of Education, the Director provides leadership and strategic vision for the UI REACH program. S/he will strengthen UI REACH's external brand and reach, inspire and empower staff, solidify internal policies and procedures, diversify its revenue sources, and oversee the budget while building upon the program's reputation for the highest quality of services.

The University of Iowa (UI) is world-renowned for its commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. UI has been a member of the Big Ten conference since 1899 and the Association of American Universities since 1909. UI ranks #33 among the nation's 629 public universities (U. S. News & World Report). More than 33,000 students earn bachelor's, graduate, and professional degrees from UI's 12 colleges.

Iowa City, a UNESCO City of Literature, was ranked #2 in 2017 among best places to live by With 70,000 residents, Iowa City is an attractive haven for scholars, scientists, artists, writers, and professionals of all kinds. Highlights of living in Iowa City include outstanding affordable health care, excellent libraries and schools, historic neighborhoods, and a lively downtown. Chicago, St. Louis, and Minneapolis/St. Paul are a short car or bus trip away, and nearby Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) connects travelers to the world. The relationship between Iowa City and the UI is very cooperative and supportive. Visit the University Build A Career/Build A Life website for more information: The University of Iowa is a member of HERC, the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.


The University of Iowa has retained Isaacson, Miller to assist in this search. Please direct all inquiries, nominations, referrals, and applications in strict confidence to:

Phillip Petree, Managing Associate
David Ferguson, Associate
Isaacson, Miller
263 Summer Street, 7th Floor
Boston, MA 02210

Phone: (617) 262-6500

Electronic submission of application materials is strongly preferred.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.



Post date: March 9, 2018
Director, Division of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disabilities Policy - Washington, District of Columbia

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Office of Disability, Aging, and Long-Term Care Policy
​Washington, DC

HHS’s Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) is hiring!  We are looking for a director for our Division of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disabilities Policy in the Office of Disability, Aging, and Long-Term Care Policy. The Division of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disabilities Policy addresses financing, delivery, quality, and evaluation of services and supports for adults, children and youth with mental illnesses, substance use disorders, or intellectual disabilities.

The position is a GS-15 Supervisory Social Science Analyst.

This is a pre-announcement. The official job posting will be available in the coming days. Stay tuned for a link to the announcement but also keep an eye on

In this position you will:

  • Supervise a professional staff of social scientists, economists, clinical psychologists and public health analysts focused on the development, assessment, evaluation, and implementation of HHS behavioral health and intellectual disabilities programs and policies.
  • Provide leadership, coordination, and guidance related to the Department’s behavioral health policy agenda, including two top HHS priorities: (1) addressing the opioid epidemic, and (2) better addressing serious mental illness.
  • Inform HHS policymaking by providing objective policy research and analysis of behavioral health issues.
  • Represent ASPE and the Department on inter- and intra-agency activities pertaining to behavioral health policy. As appropriate, represent HHS to outside groups such as state and local governments, Congressional staff, and private and public organizations.

Qualified candidates will demonstrate substantial leadership skills and management experience, as well as expert knowledge of major policy and programmatic issues pertaining to behavioral health, inclusive of mental health, serious mental illness, substance use disorder, including opioid use disorder, and other addiction issues.

For more information: Interested parties should contact Gavin Kennedy ( Again, this is a pre-announcement of the vacancy that will be posted on soon. Applications must be submitted through the website to be considered. All inquiries will remain confidential.